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New appointment at Altus Capital

Alexander Zaitsev joined the investment fund, Altus Capital, as an executive director. At the company, Alexander will be responsible for new areas of direct investment and the development of the group's investment banking business, including new projects, and attracting investors.

Alexander has extensive experience in the financial and investment sphere. Before joining Altus Capital, he held the position of managing director of Ultima Private Banking at BCS, and before that, he headed the direction of working with international clients at Sberbank CIB CJSC. In 2007, at the invitation of Pavel Teplukhin, Alexander held the position of senior vice president of the Private Banking Department at the Troika Dialog Management Company. Alexander was also the owner and chairman of the board of the rating agency, RusRating.

Mr. Zaitsev is a member of the board of various fintech startups with attracted investments of over 500 million rubles.

Alexander has an MBA degree from the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, graduated from the Higher School of Economics with a degree in Financial and Stock Markets, has a PhD in Economics, and defended his dissertation on the topic: "Private Investment market".

"Altus Capital is rapidly growing and developing both in the private equity segment and in the offer of investment banking services, which have again become in demand by the market. The group has extremely ambitious plans for further development of both areas of activity, and we are confident that Alexander's experience will allow us to accelerate the achievement of our goals," commented the appointment Sergey Vasiliev, Partner at Altus Capital.

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Altus Capital is an independent group of companies specializing in fintech, as well as direct investments in fast-growing and undervalued companies. The strategy is characterized by high diversification by sector, a clear exit strategy and an average investment horizon (from one year to five years). The company is focused on projects in Russia and Europe, but does not limit the geography of its investments. The total volume of transactions with the participation of Altus Capital at the end of 2020 exceeds $ 1.5 billion